14 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Ljubljana — 4 nights

Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Visit Cathedral of St. Nicholas and Bled Island for their historical value. Bled Castle and House of Illusions are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Change things up with these side-trips from Ljubljana: Vintgar Gorge (in Zgornje Gorje), Postojna (Postojna Cave & Predjama Castle) and Bled (Straža Bled, Zipline, &more). Spend the 9th (Sun) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. And it doesn't end there: step into the grandiose world of Ljubljana Castle, wander the streets of Ljubljana Old Town, take in the views from Triple Bridge, and contemplate the waterfront views at Ljubljanica River.

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Brussels, Belgium to Ljubljana is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Traveling from Brussels in July, expect nights in Ljubljana to be about the same, around 17°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Piran.
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Piran — 2 nights

Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
On the 12th (Wed), take in the spiritual surroundings of St. George's Church, make a trip to Tartini Square, don't miss a visit to Walls of Piran, then get outside with Outdoor Activities, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Monastery of Saint Nicholas. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area, then Head underground at Škocjan Caves, then pause for some serene contemplation at Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower, and finally get a new perspective on nature at Magical World of Shells Museum.

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You can drive from Ljubljana to Piran in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Ljubljana in July since evenings lows in Piran dip to 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Maribor.
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Maribor — 2 nights

Cycling may be one of the best ways to tour Maribor, a great base for exploring the surrounding area and conquering Pohorje Mountains.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Fri): examine the collection at Old Vine House, then see the interesting displays at Slovenska Bistrica Castle, then explore the historical opulence of Celje Castle, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Sv. Roka. On the 15th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some serene contemplation at Parish Church of St. Marija - Ptujskogorska Mother of God, see the interesting displays at Ptuj Castle, then get to know the fascinating history of Prešernova Street, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Pyramid Archaeological Site.

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Getting from Piran to Maribor by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Traveling from Piran in July, plan for slightly colder nights in Maribor, with lows around 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Bohinjsko Jezero.
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Bohinjsko Jezero — 1 night

The mirror-like waters of the largest glacial lake in Slovenia make Bohinjsko Jezero one of the most popular tourist attractions in the country.
On the 16th (Sun), admire the sheer force of Mostnica Gorge, then take in the awesome beauty at Vogel, then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Bohinj.

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Getting from Maribor to Bohinjsko Jezero by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. When traveling from Maribor in July, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Bohinjsko Jezero: temperatures range from 29°C by day to 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to drive to Bovec.
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Bovec — 4 nights

In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
Get some cultural insight at Kobarid Museum and Italian Charnel House. Step out of the city life by going to Tolmin Gorge and River Rafting & Tubing. Venture out of the city with trips to Kranjska Gora (Lake Jasna & Vršič Pass). There's lots more to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Boka Waterfall, steep yourself in history at Ravelnik Open Air Museum, appreciate the views at Soča Valley, and take in breathtaking views at Virje Waterfall.

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You can drive from Bohinjsko Jezero to Bovec in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.
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Slovenia travel guide

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Sunny Side of the Alps
From snowcapped Alpine peaks to sandy Adriatic beaches, a trip to Slovenia is like taking several vacations at once. Whatever the season, the country offers enticing natural attractions, all close at hand, including thick forests, scenic valleys, cave systems, waterfalls, lakes, and the Adriatic coast. For those seeking an active holiday, you'll fine an abundance of ski slopes, trails to hike, roads to bike, and rocks to climb. Pay a visit to some of Slovenia's spa resorts and take advantage of the fresh mountain air and thermal waters. Various castles, churches, and historical towns--many of which are fully preserved--tell stories of the country's past. In Slovenia's major cities, admire the architecture, explore the local arts, visit museums, and chat with the locals over a cup of coffee. Slovenian cuisine offers a blend of Alpine and Mediterranean tastes and is definitely worth trying, along with the country's wines.